PLEASE NOTE: Beers with an asterisk (*) are available exclusively at the Grand Rapids Taproom. Beers with 2 asterisk (**) are available exclusively at both Grand Rapids and Detroit Taprooms.

Grand Rapids taproom as of October 2nd at 5:06 pm:

Class 1

  • All Day Chill Day 4.8 %
    All Day Chill Day is a refreshingly crisp Cold IPA (IPA fermented at colder temperatures than a traditional ale) brewed with an assemblage of hops for a subtle yet flavorful punch of pineapple, floral and lemon notes.
  • All Day IPA 4.7 %
    Our classic session IPA
  • $3 Pint Special - *Ales for ALS 7 %
    A unique hop blend provided by our friends at YCH Hops provides citrus, floral and resinous notes in a medium bodied, light orange colored IPA. This beer is brewed to help raise awareness and support for ALS charities.
  • *Beer City Dog Biscuit I “Paw” A 4.6 %
    A crisp, light Session IPA brewed with Mosaic, Simcoe, Azacca and Chinook hops made to celebrate our Friends at Beer City Dog Biscuits and their 100th batch. Cheers to the wonderful work they do!
  • Centennial IPA 7.2 %
    Get ready to bask in the glory of the frothy head’s floral bouquet. Relish the citrus accents from the abundance of dry hopping. This one’s sweet, yet balanced. Malty undertones shake hands with the hop character for a finish that never turns too bitter.
  • *Cherrywood Smoked Brown Ale 6.25 %
    A smokey sweet brown ale! Some BBQ, but also sporting complex malt flavors: cola, caramel, nuts, wood—and surprisingly: cherry.
  • Dirty Bastard 8.5 %
    Scotch-Style Ale
  • FoundersBEER 5.8 %
    A European-style Pale Lager brewed with premium malt, hops, yeast, and water. Medium-bodied and full-flavored with all the sexiness of an import, brewed right here in GR.
  • *Lil' Red IPA 4.75 %
    A session red IPA brewed with Oats, Wheat, Crystal and Caramel malts for a deep crimson color. Crystal, Azacca, and Mosaic hops went into the boil and a Centennial and Chinook Dry Hop completes this hop forward red ale.
  • *Maibock 6.8 %
    A Spring traditional German Strong Lager. Malty, sweet, and smooth; with a perfect balance of hops. - This will be the “Social Impact Tap” for the month of May 2022.
  • Mas Agave Strawberry 4.5 %
    Más Agave Premium Hard Seltzer is a refreshing foray into the future made with blue agave nectar, cane sugar, real fruit juice and a dash of sea salt for good measure.
  • Nitro Oatmeal Stout 4.5 %
    A Founders take on a classic style, brewed with flaked oats, chocolate malt, roasted barley and a healthy helping of Nugget hops, Oatmeal Stout is nitrogen-infused to give it an extra smooth and creamy mouthfeel.
  • *Pumpernickel Brown Ale - 2022 Grand Rapids Pro AM Submission 5.8 %
    A combination of British malts gives a smooth and rich malt sweetness with hints of roast and chocolate, with spicy rye leading the charge.
  • Red’s Rye IPA (Draft) 6.6 %
    The Overwhelming Employee and Mug Club favorite. This rye-based, red IPA, showcases the beauty that the Amarillo hop can be.
  • Solid Gold 4.4 %
    Our take on a classic, Solid Gold is a drinkable premium lager brewed with the highest quality ingredients.
  • Unraveled IPA 6.6 %
    Brewed with some of our favorite American hops, and dry hopped with traditional hop pellets along with lupulin powder, Unraveled IPA is incredibly flavorful and aromatic.
  • Ferris Nitro Cold Brew Coffee (non-alcoholic) NA %
    Naturally sweet with a smooth nitro finish, Ferris Cold Brew is the elevated coffee you’ve been looking for. Similar to some of your Founders favorites, this coffee comes together for a rich, creamy mouthfeel.
  • *Home Front IPA 7.7 %
    IPA brewed with crystal and aromatic malts, hopped throughout with Cascade & Chinook and aged on maple baseball bats.

Class 2

  • *Harvest Ale - Mothership Installment #24 7.8 %
    Each fall, our brew house looks more like a greenhouse as thousands of pounds of wet hop cones arrive within hours of being picked by some of our favorite local hop growers. Acting quickly, we then load up these wet hops into what will become Harvest Ale – an impossibly aromatic and bright IPA bursting with fresh pine, melon and citrus notes. Our ode to the beauty that is the wet, American hop.
  • Daycap Lime - Official Beer of ArtPrize 2022 5 %
    Daycap Lime is specially crafted to deliver the uniquely tart and citrusy flavor of a tequila barrel-aged lime gose at an easy-to-drink lower ABV–making it the ideal beer to kick off your weekend or round out a long day.
  • *Daycap Cherry 5 %
    Daycap Cherry is crafted to deliver the uniquely tart and sweet flavor of a Bourbon barrel-aged Cherry ale at an easy-to-drink lower ABV – making it the ideal beer to kick off your weekend or round out a long day.
  • Nitro Breakfast Stout 8.3 %
    The infusion of nitrogen transforms Breakfast Stout into a creamy sipper, perfect for contemplative mornings and laid-back evenings.
  • *Grapefruit Radler - Social Impact Tap 3.1 %
    A light and refreshing German style beer that packs huge citrus flavor into a low ABV lager. A portion of proceeds will support "Community Food Club!" https://communityfoodclubgr.org/
  • Green Zebra 4.6 %
    Delightfully tart and slightly sweet. Watermelon is the highlight of this lightly-hopped treat and gives it a hint of satisfying juiciness to balance the tang and bite we love in a gose style ale.
  • Hazacca IPA 6.7 %
    A hazy IPA brewed with tons of Simcoe hops. A pronounced mango and pineapple aroma compliment the medium sweetness and moderate bitterness of the Simcoe hops.
  • Rubaeus 5.7 %
    Pure Raspberry Ale
  • Nitro Rubaeus 5.7 %
    Pure Raspberry Ale on Nitro
  • 4 Giants and the Haze Of Destiny 8.4 %
    A big, bold Imperial Hazy IPA smoothed out by copious amounts of oats and wheat to create an inviting yet mysterious haze – don’t let it fool you, this behemoth of a beer is not to be handled lightly.
  • Thing One IPA 7 %
    A medium bodied hoppy IPA with notes of papaya, pineapple and stone fruit.

Class 3

  • *Quarter Life Crisis - Founders 25th Anniversary Beer 10.8 %
    A Maple Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Nut Brown Ale brewed in on honor of our 25th anniversary. Expect decadent aromas of vanilla, chocolate, maple, hazelnut and whiskey with a smooth, warming finish.
  • *Barrel-Aged Nemesis - Mothership Installment #21 14.2 %
    Nemesis becomes even more relentless by giving it the bourbon barrel-aged treatment. Our barleywine-style ale is brewed with roasted malts and a huge amount of hops. Then it hits the barrel to round out the bountiful bouquet of flavors before hitting your beer fridge. You’ve truly met your match with Barrel-Aged Nemesis.
  • *Blushing Padre - Mothership Installment #13 10.8 %
    We introduced our Belgian-style raspberry ale "Blushing Monk" to a tequila barrel and wound up with what can only be described as an international love affair. Now who's Blushing?
  • Highball Drifter 11 %
    Inspired by our favorite bourbon-based cocktail, this slow-sipper combines elements of caramel, spice and vanilla with subtle orange and cherry for a moderate sweetness and a warming finish.
  • KBS Maple Mackinac Fudge 11 %
    Imperial Stout with Mackinac Fudge Coffee, Maple Syrup, and Chocolate aged in oak bourbon barrels.
  • KBS 12 %
    Bourbon barrel-aged imperial chocolate coffee oatmeal stout.
  • KBS Hazelnut 12 %
    KBS accented by the nutty sweetness of hazelnut.
  • Velvet Rush 11.1 %
    Borrowing elements from both high-end craft cocktails and moody jazz clubs, Velvet Rush takes the bourbon barrel-aged brown ale up an octave with free-flowing notes of coffee, chocolate and vanilla extract. Milk sugar aids in weaving together this complex tapestry of flavors to create a unique sipping experience that really ties the room together.
  • Ultimate Oktoberfest 10% %
    We took the classic German-style Marzen and kicked it up a notch by adding the smooth, rich flavors that only nine months in a bourbon barrel can provide!

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